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The Danes were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting southern Scandinavia, including the area now comprising Denmark proper, and the Scanian provinces of modern-day southern Sweden, during the Nordic Iron Age and the Viking Age. Wikipedia

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    • Later in that century escalating attacks by the Danes culminated in the conquest of the north and east of England, overthrowing the kingdoms of Northumbria, Mercia and East Anglia.England-Wikipedia
    • Jordanes describes the Suetidi and Dani as being of the same stock and the tallest of people.Sweden-Wikipedia
    • England's southern coast was vulnerable to Danish Viking invasions during the eighth and ninth centuries, and was conquered by Danish pirates in 787.Portsmouth-Wikipedia
    • It is usually thought to be derived from Taani-linn(a), (meaning 'Danish-town) (Castrum Danorum), after the Danes built the castle in place of the Estonian stronghold at Lindanisse.Tallinn-Wikipedia
    • This is centered primarily on the prefix "Dan" and whether it refers to the Dani or a historical person Dan and the exact meaning of the -"mark" ending.Denmark-Wikipedia
    • In the 10th century, Oxford became an important military frontier town between the kingdoms of Mercia and Wessex and was raided by Danes.Oxford-Wikipedia

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